WoRMS taxon details

Histioteuthidae Verrill, 1881

11749  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11749)

accepted
Family
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description This monogeneric family is easily distinguished by large, anteriorly directed photophores over the surface of the mantle,...  
Description This monogeneric family is easily distinguished by large, anteriorly directed photophores over the surface of the mantle, head and amrs; a large head with the left eye considerably larger than the right; six or seven buccal lappets; buccal connectives that attached to the dorsal border of arms IV; a straight or slightly curved and slightly broad, simple, funnel locking-cartilage; suckers on the tentacular clubs arranged in four, or more commonly, more than four irregular rows; suckers on the arms biserial. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Histioteuthidae Verrill, 1881. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11749 on 2018-11-16
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basis of record Young, R.E. & Vecchione, M. (2013). Histioteuthidae Verrill, 1881. Version 03 November 2013 (under construction). In The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. , available online at http://tolweb.org/Histioteuthidae/19782/2013.11.03  [details]   

additional source Voss N.A., K.N. Nesis & P.G. Rodhouse (1998) The cephalopod family Histioteuthidae (Oegopsida): Systematics, biology, and biogeography. Pp. 293-372, in: Voss N.A., M. Vecchione, R.B. Toll & M.J. Sweeney, eds (1998) Systematics and biogeography of cephalopods. <i>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology</i> 586: volume 1: 1-276; volume 2: 277-599. [details]   

additional source Roper, C. F. E.; Jereb, P. (2010). Family Histioteuthidae. <em>In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO.</em> pp. 223-236., available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf [details]   

identification resource Lu, C.C. & Chung, W.S. (2017). <em>Guide to the cephalopods of Taiwan</em>. National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan, 560 pp. ISBN 978-986-05-2569-4.
page(s): 312 [details]   
 
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Description This monogeneric family is easily distinguished by large, anteriorly directed photophores over the surface of the mantle, head and amrs; a large head with the left eye considerably larger than the right; six or seven buccal lappets; buccal connectives that attached to the dorsal border of arms IV; a straight or slightly curved and slightly broad, simple, funnel locking-cartilage; suckers on the tentacular clubs arranged in four, or more commonly, more than four irregular rows; suckers on the arms biserial. [details]
 



LanguageName 
Chinese Fān-Yóu-Kē  [details]
Japanese ゴマフイカ  [details]